Rome Film Feast to award Meryl Streep its lifetime achievement award

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The Independent Culture

American actress Meryl Streep will be awarded the Marcus Aurelius award for lifetime achievement at the fourth annual Rome Film Festival, according to a press release.

Per tradition, Streep will participate in an onstage conversation about her career spanning back to her very first film, 1977's Julia. Previous recipients of the Marcus Aurelius award include American actor Al Pacino and Scottish actor Sean Connery.

The Rome Film Feast has appointed Czech-American director Milos Forman as president of the six-member jury, which includes Italian director Gabriele Muccino. The fourth annual Rome Film Feast will take place from October 15-23 in Rome, Italy.